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post #2 of Old 05-09-2008
Idiens
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I had that combination and changed to all rope halyards. On Giu and SD's advice, I used Dyneema for reduced stretch and higher strength / lower diameter. As its about the same diameter as the wire it replaced, the blocks do not seem to cause a problem.

There was no problem pulling the new halyard through with the old tail. I used the sleeve off a piece of old rope whipped onto the old tail and the new head. Then pulled it through from the old head end, which had a swagged eye on it.

Jonathan-Livingston

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